ARCHIVE: Economic Policy Evaluation - Rural affairs
Economic evaluations are ex-post assessments of the Department's policies, usually undertaken after the policy has been in operation for sufficient time to have had some impact or when it has terminated. Evaluations provide evidence of the rationale for the Department's policies, the effectiveness and efficiency with which they deliver their objectives and of any unforeseen side-effects. Evaluations are therefore used to inform policy reviews as well as assisting in the formulation of new policies and the policy process generally. In some cases, research includes also the ex-ante appraisal of alternative policy options or mechanisms. To ensure that analyses are detached, objective and critical, the majority of evaluations are commissioned from external researchers.
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|Evaluation||Researcher||Date of completion|
|Review of Forestry Policy||CJC Consulting||April 2003|
|Woodland Creation under WGS and FWPS||John Clegg & Co / Firn, Crichton Roberts Ltd / Ecoscope / CJC Consulting||June 2002|
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